Past Event

Aesthetic Science: A Conversation on Taste, Judgment, and Affect

April 19, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Fayerweather Hall (Room 513), Columbia University, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Event Description: 

Join historians Ardeta Gjikola and Alex Wragge-Morley as they discuss Wragge-Morley’s new book reinterpreting the role of aesthetic experience in scientific practice. To mark the forthcoming publication of Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720, Alex Wragge-Morley and Ardeta Gjikola will engage in a wide-ranging discussion about the place of taste, judgment, and sensory pleasure in the production of scientific knowledge.

Event Speakers:

  • Alex Wragge-Morley (Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Liberal Studies, New York University)
  • Ardeta Gjikola (Mellon Teaching Fellow in the Society of Fellows, Columbia University)
  • Lan Li (Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University)

Event Information:

This event is open to the public. Please contact Lan Li at [email protected] with any questions.